November 20, 2017 No comments exist

This week, as many of us prepare to sit with our families and give thanks to God, ugliness swerves all around us.  The most disturbing to me is the rage-filled faces of those “fighting” against abortion, gay marriage, and a host of other non-Christian activities. Swirling in my spirit, more today than yesterday, is the…

August 25, 2017 No comments exist

Recently, I went to a painting class with my friends. As the teacher expertly showed us her paint strokes, I quickly realized that I did not have the ability to mock her abstract lines.  Matter of fact, she painted three trees, and my painting resulted in one.   However, I did not allow this to…

July 28, 2017 3 comments

When we face difficult times, where do we turn? Do we turn to a friend, a bucket of ice cream, a bad habit, or “other unspoken behaviors”?  In Psalm 46:1, it says, “God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.” So, what does that mean?  When trouble arises, God is present…

July 17, 2017 No comments exist

Proverbs 1:7 is one of my favorite scriptures to read because it is a segue into learning whom you truly are as a person. Often during our challenges, we see aspects of ourselves that we never knew existed. Sometimes, the emergence empowers us, and at other times, it threatens the very persona we have built within…

June 12, 2017 No comments exist

This quote comes from the book 20-Day Spiritual Jumpstart, which can be found at Amazon or Barnes and Noble. When you are ready to study with your friends, use the bible study guide. The bible study guide can be found at Amazon or Barnes and Noble.